Agriculture Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Development

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Description
Course Format
Dates and Fees
Course Overview

Agricultural innovations are defined as a process by which people or organizations introduce new or existing products, processes, or organizational structures into use for the first time, with the goal of enhancing household food security, ensuring sustainable resource management, and generating employment and reducing poverty. Innovations and technology in agriculture work to improve efficiency, competitiveness, shock resiliency, or environmental sustainability. Information, communication, and technology (ICT) present a chance for rural farmers to increase their production because of the dynamic nature of technologies and advances and the significance of agriculture in contributing to rural people livelihoods. In this session, participants will learn how to leverage ICT in agriculture to boost productivity and improve effectiveness and efficiency throughout the entire agricultural value chain.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training course you will:  

  •  Acquire primary skills in ICT towards agriculture  Identify current ICT trends in relation to Agriculture
  •  Recognize how ICT is used in marketing, inventory management, farm productivity, and extension activities.
  •  Understand the integration of ICT in agricultural business.
  •  learn about gender-equitable ICT skills development in agriculture, a key factor in rural development. 
Who Should Attend?

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will especially benefit:

  • Research organizations
  • Agricultural extension officers
  • Agricultural Support activities
  • Non-Governmental organizations
$3,950.00 Fees + VAT as applicable

(including coffee breaks and a buffet lunch daily)

Duration: 10 Days

17th – 28th June, 2024       

 16th – 27th September, 2024

 Increasing the output of fish, livestock, and crops with ICT

 Gender equitable, ICT enable agricultural development

 The effects of mobile technology and services on development and agriculture.

  •  The use of ICT in farmer organizations  ICT enables the expansion of agriculture
  •  increasing small-business owners’ access to financial services

 

 ICT tools for managing agricultural risk

 Applications of ICT to include smaller stakeholders in agribusiness supply chains

 enhancing food safety and traceability and giving small farmers access to ICT

 ICT for land management and administration

 Agriculture inventory management using ICT.

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